Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

London Euston re-opens after first of three weekend upgrades is completed on time

20th August 2018

London Euston station re-opened on Monday 20 August after the first stage of work to replace North Wembley junction was […]

Progress on ‘Access for All’ at Insch Station

19th August 2018

Work to outline options for improving access to Insch railway station for people with mobility issues will get underway as […]

Night Tube is even bigger success than predicted, new figures show

19th August 2018

New research released, to mark the second anniversary of the Night Tube starting in the capital, has shown that the […]

Further changes to services at Derby as first time lapse footage of upgrade work is released

16th August 2018

Customers travelling between Derby and Matlock are being urged to plan ahead as further changes to services are introduced from […]

Improved access for Bradford Interchange complete

16th August 2018

Work to improve the main entrance of Bradford Interchange for the nine million people who use it to catch buses […]

Greater Manchester railway gets reliability boost

15th August 2018

As part of the Great North Rail Project, a £725,000 project is underway to improve the reliability of the Liverpool […]

Four in one protection from JSP

15th August 2018

The PowerCap® Infinity® is the very latest in Powered Air Purifying Respiratory technology offering four in one fully integrated protection […]

£18m investment in rail freight spells good news for construction industry

14th August 2018

The environment, the economy and the regional road network are to benefit from an £18m investment in the railway in […]

Stadler is Named Preferred Bidder to Supply 71 Trains for Wales & Borders

14th August 2018

Stadler CITYLINK tram-trains and FLIRT trains (Fast Light Intercity and Regional Train), are set to become a familiar sight on […]

Merseyrail platform upgrades announced

14th August 2018

Transport leaders have announced a programme of platform upgrades designed to prepare the Merseyrail network for the arrival of the […]

ScotRail confirms Aberdeen to Dyce journeys back on track

14th August 2018

ScotRail is reminding customers that services between Aberdeen and Inverness will be returning to normal from Monday, 20 August, following […]

Flushed with success at Abergavenny Station

14th August 2018

Customer satisfaction at Abergavenny Station is up 11% since brand new toilets opened earlier this year. Following a comprehensive refurbishment […]

Edinburgh to get virtual look at Caledonian Sleeper trains during ‘The Fringe’

14th August 2018

Scotland’s capital is to be given a unique insight into the new fleet of Caledonian Sleeper trains with a special […]

Network Rail plan to improve East Coast Main Line gets the green light

13th August 2018

A Network Rail proposal to construct a new section of railway underneath the East Coast Main Line has been approved […]

Agreement signed to build above Farringdon station as part of huge programme of Elizabeth line property development

13th August 2018

A development agreement has been signed between TfL and HB Reavis to build a 138,000 sq ft (Gross Leasable Area) […]

More battery-powered trams on the way

13th August 2018

The UK’s first battery-powered tram was launched in the West Midlands in April – now Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) […]

Edinburgh Trams tops business benchmarking survey for customer satisfaction

13th August 2018

Following a survey of more than 500 customers, the Institute of Customer Service awarded the organisation a score of 87.9 […]

Feltham residents given glimpse of the future in virtual reality ahead of £23 million station upgrade

10th August 2018

Network Rail are investing £23 million to rebuild parts of Feltham station providing longer platforms for new longer trains, new […]

Work to install new track between Lea Bridge and the new Meridian Water station 80% complete

9th August 2018

Work to install a new track on the West Anglia main line as part of Network Rail’s £170m Lee Valley […]

Work to improve access and increase park and ride opportunities at Hebden Bridge station getting underway

7th August 2018

Work to improve accessibility and increase the opportunity to park and ride at West Yorkshire station begins on Friday, 10 […]

£1million Boost For Teesport Rail Link

6th August 2018

Network Rail and Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen have signed off a £1million investment to fund a study which will […]

Escalator refurbishment at St Paul’s station starts this week

6th August 2018

TfL is advising customers who use St Paul’s Underground station that vital refurbishment of the first of two escalators will […]